"We can be leaving a different legacy to future generations - our current energy system needs to change. The reality is that our old energy generation methods are going to close down one way or another and we need to replace it with technologies that are proven and cost effective."
"I believe that no other industry offers more opportunity and variety. There are IT roles that many people don't even know about, as well roles that NO ONE knows about - simply because they don't exist yet!"
"International companies really liked the fact that I had overseas experience. They will tend to accept the overseas students because they have more English skills and also equivalent knowledge as the local students."
"Studying this course has not only helped me professionally but also in my family life. The options it gave me with work opportunities enabled me to find a job that suited me and my young family. Had it not been for the course I wouldn't have had these choices, and my children would see a lot less of their father."
"My role is all about problem solving, and designing digital solutions which satisfy both customer and business needs. This translates into intuitive and immersive digital experiences in the form of websites, mobile apps and user portals."
"I've always been interested in the dynamics of the corporate world – business processes and the technical infrastructure that shapes an organisation. I love challenges, the different nature of each project, and my interaction with vendors and stakeholders. Hence, my longevity in this industry."
"I thoroughly enjoy working in the data visualisation space as it's where you can elicit a 'lightbulb moment' from your client or stakeholder. You have the power to make or break an insight from data by the way you communicate it."
"Entrepreneurship can be a very rewarding path. And it doesn't need to have a billion dollar goal at the end. Building a solid business that supports your lifestyle can mean a lot, and provide a lot of freedom"
"Graduate programs allow you to learn, and help you to find the right position in the company going forward - If you’re thinking about graduate programs, Katrina’s suggestions can guide you in the right direction."
"Think you see an opportunity? Just go for it. I can’t count how many times really interesting things have happened when I didn’t dilly-dally and simply applied for that job, wrote that email or made that phone call."
"So much teaching from my subjects has been translated into what I currently do today. I need a diverse range of skills to tackle the multitude of problems within my role - and I use all of the skills I learnt at Monash."
"In today’s fast moving world of IT, where cloud computing is becoming more accepted and even governments are realizing that consumption-based IT models are more appealing than capital-based IT models, the pace and impact of innovation to business from technology only continues to grow at a faster pace. IT continues to be an exciting career path."
"Completing my PhD at Monash opened many opportunities for me. My scholarship was funded by a global software provider that allowed me to travel and work in a global software organisation while I was studying."
"Dion Weisler is Executive Vice President of Hewlett Packard’s (HP) Printing and Personal Systems organisation, a $60 billion annual revenue business that includes personal computers, mobility devices, technical workstations, printers, graphics solutions, managed-print services and internet services."